GDC 2012 Education: “Incubating Indie Games at University”

Posted by: Robert Yang

I went to some of the GDC Education summit talks. I doubt Gamasutra was there, as Education talks are among the least attended at GDC, but these talks still deserve coverage, so here it is! Jason Della Rocca headed a “game incubator” summer program at Concordia University. It was 8 weeks, from July to August, […]

A Weekend of Anthropy

Posted by: Robert Yang

This weekend, famed game designer / book author Anna Anthropy is bringing New York City to its knees. There’ll be a lot of Parsons / NYU Game Center / Babycastles / NYC indies hangouts and events. Don’t be a stranger; come say hello! THURSDAY: Anna Anthropy @ NYU Game Center (RSVP req.) (7 pm, 721 Broadway, […]

GDC 2012 Education: “Team Dynamics for Student Projects”

Posted by: Robert Yang

I went to some of the GDC Education summit talks. I doubt Gamasutra was there, as Education talks are among the least attended at GDC, but these talks still deserve coverage, so here it is! Mia Consalvo is a researcher at Concordia, but she was giving a talk about a project she headed while at […]

What Would Molydeux? NYC game jam @ Parsons!

Posted by: Robert Yang

http://www.whatwouldmolydeux.com/ 48 HOURS TO CHANGE GAMES FOREVER NYC site hosted by BABYCASTLES & THE NEW SCHOOL GAME CLUB BRING ABOUT THE VISIONS OF @PeterMolydeux! LOCATION: 12th floor lab of 6 E 16th St. (map) (Tell the FRIENDLY front desk guards you’re there for the game jam on the 12th floor) SUBWAY: Union Square (4,5,6,N,Q,R,L) 14th […]

BRB, @ GDC

Posted by: Robert Yang

Most of us (Ramiro Corbetta, Ben Norskov, Mohini Dutta, Robert Yang) will be at GDC this week. If you see us on the show floor or at the parties, say hello!

Princeton Review sez Parsons is a Top Graduate Game Design School!

Posted by: Robert Yang

The Princeton Review did a survey, as they typically enjoy doing, and guess what? Game design academics and administrators think Parsons is among the top 18 graduate game design schools! Wow! First, we’d like to thank our excellent games track faculty Nick Fortugno and Colleen Macklin. We also want to acknowledge our close institutional bonds […]

GDC 2012 Party Patrol

Posted by: Robert Yang

Parties are an important part of networking and GDC — just don’t get too carried away, or else you’ll wake up in a gas station bathroom on Friday afternoon. That said, as a public service to our community, here’s a curated list of GDC 2012 events, though there are undoubtedly many more that we missed. […]

GAME CLUB FRIDAY: Physical Games + J.S. Joust tournament!

Posted by: Robert Yang

Play the greatest PS Move game ever made, J.S. Joust, and other cool physical games at the New School Game Club night! Did we mention all game club nights are also OPEN TO THE PUBLIC? This is the current Game Club Board’s last meeting in charge and we wanted to go out with a bang, so […]